Capella Education Company Core Faculty - Instructional Design for Online Learning - School of Education in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Description Core faculty are full-time employed faculty who provide a variety of educational services to degree, certificate, and non-degree learners. Core faculty are responsible for meeting the expectations and requirements of Capella University while establishing and maintaining effective relationships with learners, colleagues, staff, and administration. Core faculty are able to perform well in all key accountabilities of the role, are nimble and flexible and expected to serve as models for all other faculty in their ability and willingness to take on essential roles and other duties as needed, within the department, school or university. Core faculty ensure that learners receive quality educational experiences consistent with stated course outcomes as well as HLC and any program accreditation standards. They provide high-quality, impactful and successful experiences that deliver exceptional learning outcomes. Capella values the capabilities and talents of its full-time Core faculty and expects continued learning and development through participation in outside scholarly activities or practice in the discipline. Among the responsibilities that core faculty are expected to perform include: teaching (online), mentor and committee work (graduate level only), and contributing to curriculum development. Full-time core faculty also participate in school governance through faculty committees and may participate in a variety of other activities based upon the university's needs and the faculty member's unique skill set. Responsibilities Specific Accountabilities: Following are the accountabilities expected for faculty in the key areas of responsibility: Teaching and Instruction - Core faculty are highly engaged instructors in the courses and residencies they teach. They are sought out by learners and consistently exceed set expectations for faculty who teach courses at Capella. Core faculty use course data to constantly improve their individual teaching performance and contribute regularly to the improvement and refinement of the courses they teach. Regularly reviews course feedback and implements change to continually strengthen performance and enhance learner experience. Doctoral Mentoring - Core faculty are highly knowledgeable about established dissertation and doctoral capstone processes and resources. They interact effectively with learners, are able to develop strong relationships, and offer guidance. They have demonstrated success in chairing and serving on doctoral committees. Core faculty facilitate highly interactive dissertation and capstone course-rooms and their learners are supported to timely completion of the dissertation or capstone product. Curriculum and Course Development - Core faculty are knowledgeable in the Capella course development process and have demonstrated the ability to work successfully with cross functional partners across Capella to plan and deliver high quality course and curriculum in the area of their expertise. Participates in the design development and continuous improvement of courses and course materials including course plans, objectives, and outcomes, teaching aids, competency based assessments, and authentic assessment tools. Ensures sensitivity diversity and inclusiveness in curriculum design, course content, and study materials as needed School and University Governance - Core faculty regularly demonstrate leadership roles in school and university governance. They willingly assume school and university committee roles as active participants and are effective in driving the positive impact of these governance structures. They are the role models and leaders among faculty and serve as peer mentors. Professional Service and Practice - Core faculty are active in contributing their professional knowledge and skills to the needs of their local communities and within their professional network affiliations. They carry the "Capella Brand" and mission to their local regions and